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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “turn”

turn

verb [I or T] (GO ROUND)
转动
 
 
/tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/
to (cause to) move in a circle round a fixed point or line
(使)转动;(使)旋转
The Earth turns on its axis once every 24 hours.
地球每24小时绕地轴自转一周。
She turned on her toes, holding out her skirt.
她拎起裙摆踮着脚尖旋转。
The wheels started to turn (round).
轮子开始转动了。
Turn the steering wheel as quickly as you can.
以最快速度打轮。
She turned the door knob and quietly opened the door.
她转动门把手,悄悄地开了门。
Slowly, I turned the door handle.
我慢慢地拧动门把手。
Revolving, rotating and spinning
(Definition of turn verb (GO ROUND) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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